FACULTY  
Woods DeVere D. Woods Jr., Ph.D.
Michigan State University; Criminal Justice; December 1997
Chair, Professor, and Director of the Institute of Criminology, 1999
Teaching assignments include Law Enforcement , Criminal Justice, Criminal Investigation, and Criminalistics. Research and publication interests include Community Policing, Police Management and Administration, and Policy Implementation.

HH 206; (812) 237-2190; DeVere.Woods@indstate.edu

 
Avdi Avdi Avdija, Ph.D.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Criminology; May 2010
Associate Professor, 2010
Teaching assignments include Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Criminal Investigation, Criminalistics, Techniques of Interviewing and Interrogation, and Crime Analysis. Research and publication interests include Police Policy Issues, Evidence-Based Policing, and Crime Analysis.

HH 242; (812) 237-9652; Avdi.Avdija@indstate.edu

 
Shannon-4 Nov. 09.jpg Shannon M. Barton, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati; Criminal Justice; August 2000
Professor, 2002.
Teaching assignments include Community-Based Corrections, Research Methods, and Criminological Theory. Research and publication interests include Issues in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, Correctional Programming, Correctional Officer Job Satisfaction, Court Improvement, Intermediate Sanctions, Gangs, and Homicides. Curriculum Vita

HH 240; (812) 237-8332; shannon.barton@indstate.edu

 
Behem Travis Behem, M.S.
Indiana State University 2006
Instructor, Academic Advisor, 2013
Teaching assignments include Introduction to Criminology, Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals and Introduction to Policing. Research and publication interests include policing in a post 9/11 society, national database for DNA, Privacy issues and policing and report writing.  Prior experience includes Loss Prevention, Emergency Medical Dispatching, and Policing.  I am also involved with the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice Speaker Series and the Criminology Career Fair.​

HH 214; (812) 237-2196; Travis.Behem@indstate.edu

 
Burns Tyler Burns, M.S.
Indiana State University
Academic Advising Coordinator/Instructor
Teaching assignments include CRIM 100: INDIVIDUALS, SOCIETIES, AND JUSTICE, CRIM 499: DANGER AND DISORDER: CRITICAL ISSUES IN CRIMINOLOGY, CRIM 497: INDIVIDUAL DIRECTED STUDY
HH 211; (812) 237-3039; Jonathon.Burns@indstate.edu
 
decker.jpg Lisa Kay Decker, J.D. 
Indiana University School of Law; Doctor of Jurisprudence; May 1985
Associate Professor, 1995.
Teaching assignments include Law Enforcement, Courts, and Criminal Law and Law and Society.   Research and publication interests include Criminal Law, Decision making processes in the Courts, Police Personnel Selection and Education/Training in Law Enforcement.

HH 212; (812) 237-2200; Lisa.Decker@indstate.edu

 
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Mary Ellen Doucette-Lunstrum, J.D.
Western Michigan, Thomas M. Cooley Law School,
Distance Education Assistant Coordinator, Academic Advisor, 2015.
Teaching assignments include Courts, Ethics, Juvenile Delinquency, Correctional Report Writing, and Introduction to Criminal Justice.
HH 217, (812)237-4360. MaryEllen.Doucette-Lunstrum@indstate.edu.

 
grimes.jpg Jennifer N. Grimes, Ph.D.
Arizona State University; Justice Studies; May 2007
Associate Professor, 2006.
Teaching assignments include Corrections, Research Methods, and Theory.  Research and publication interests include Corrections and Sentencing, Media & Justice, and Punishment & Social Control.
HH 232; (812) 237-2441;  Jennifer.Grimes@indstate.edu
 
hamm.jpg Mark S. Hamm, Ph.D. 
Arizona State University; Public Administration; May 1985
Professor, 1985.
Teaching assignments include Research Methods, Criminology Theory, Terrorism and Public Policy.  Research and publication interests include Terrorism, Prison Subcultures, Human Rights, Cultural Criminology.
HH 238; (812) 237-2197; Mark.Hamm@indstate.edu
 
hartsock Gary Hartsock, M.S.
Indiana State University
Instructor. Academic Advisor 2013
Teaching assignments include Institution Based and Community Based Corrections, Correctional Counseling, and Correctional Administration.
HH 219; (812) 237-2195; Gary.Hartsock@indstate.edu
 
Mackey Mackey, William, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati,
Assistant Professor 2016.
Teaching assignments include Community-Based Corrections, Juvenile Justice, and Criminal Procedure. Research interests include cybercrime, white-collar crime, and criminological theory.
HH 228.(812) 237-2198; William.Mackey@indstate.edu Indiana State University
 
Murray Jennifer L. Murray, Ph.D.
Arizona State University; Justice and Social Inquiry; May 2011
Assistant Professor, 2011
Teaching assignments include Serial Killers, Research Methods, Ethics in Criminal Justice, Dynamics in Crime and Delinquency Behavior, and Individuals, Societies and Justice. Research and publication interests include, Mass and Serial Murder, The Origins of Violent Crime and Social Deviancy, and The Psychology of Identity. She has lectured about her work in the U.S., U.K., and Europe. Additionally, she has analyzed, consulted, and been interviewed Nationally and Internationally on numerous murder cases. She is an expert commentator on several episodes for the Investigation Discovery Channel’s (ID) Television Series Evil Kin. Recently she taught a course at Scotland’s Stirling University comparing U.S. and British mass killings with regards to prevalence, gun laws, healthcare, and bullying.​
HH 231; (812) 237-3006; Jennifer.Murray@indstate.edu
 
polizzi.jpg David Polizzi, Ph.D. 
Duquesne University; Psychology; December 2002
Associate Professor, 2005.
Teaching assignments include Correctional Counseling, Techniques of Correctional Interviewing, Criminology, Correctional Group Therapy and Report Writing. Research and publication interests include Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation and  Social Construction of Race and the Offender.
HH 239; (812) 237-3437; David.Polizzi@indstate.edu
 
SchaeferBrian_0189.jpg Brian Schaefer, Ph.D.
University of Louisville; Justice Administration; May 2015
Assistant Professor, 2016
Teaching assignments include Criminology and Research Methods. Research and publication interests are focused on policing, particularly police culture, police violence and violence towards the police, police technologies, and police training. Further interests, include social inequality and crime and criminological and criminal justice theory.
HH 241; (812) 237-8832; brian.schaefer@indstate.edu
 
Frank Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D.
Sam Houston State University; Criminal Justice; August 2006
Associate Professor, 2008
Associated Professor with the ISU Department of African American Studies
Founding Chair of the Annual International Crime, Media, and Popular Culture Studies Conference www.indstate.edu/ccj/popcultureconference 
Dr. Wilson's research and publication interests include the depiction of municipal police officers in the media and its impact on recruitment and retention. Additionally, Dr. Wilson is currently researching and writing a book on the largest prison cemetery in the United States and he is currently editing a text on crime and media studies. Other areas of research and publication interests include Race & Socioeconomic Class Issues, Public & Prison Health Issues, Death Penalty Issues and the The History of Island Prisons. His Research has been published in leading journals such as The Prison Journal, Women and Criminal Justice, Race and Justice, Criminal Justice and Law Review, and the Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture. Additionally, his research has been featured in numerous news outlets including the New York Times, Pittsburg Gazette, Houston Chronicle, Texas Monthly, and U.S. Catholic. Dr. Wilson was the winner of the 2010 Indiana State University Tenure-track International Faculty Award. His teaching assignments include Research Methods, Advanced Criminological Theory, Drugs & Society, and Crime & Media. 
HH 230; (812) 237-2199; Frank.Wilson@indstate.edu
EMERITI FACULTY  
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Edmund W. Grosskopf, Ed.D.
Indiana University
Assistant Professor Emeritus.
Teaching assignments include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Criminal Investigations, Law Enforcement Administration, Police Community Relations, Private Security, and Loss Prevention.
HH 243; (812) 237-2162; Edmund.Grosskopf@indstate.edu

 
huckabee Robert G. Huckabee, Ph.D.
Sam Houston State University
Associate Professor Emeritus.
Teaching assignments include Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, and Corrections. Research and publication interests include Victimization and History of Criminal Justice.
HH 219; (812) 237-2195; Robert.Huckabee@indstate.edu
 
schrink.jpg Jeffrey L. Schrink, Ed.D.
Indiana University
Professor Emeritus.
Teaching assignments include Introduction to Criminology and Corrections Internships.
HH 229; (812) 237-2172; Jeffrey.Schrink@indstate.edu
ADJUNCT FACULTY  
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Christian Gallagher, Ph.D.
Indiana State University
Lecturer
Teaching assignments include Law Enforcement, Court Systems, and Crime Prevention.
HH 227; 812-237-2191 Christian.Gallagher@indstate.edu

 
Houston, Jamie.jpg James Houston, M.S.
Indiana State University
Lecturer
Teaching interests include Correctional Institutions and Corrections Report Writing.
Jamie.Houston@indstate.edu
 
morgan.jpg Matthew J. Morgan, M.S.
Indiana State University
Lecturer.
Teaching assignments include Criminology and Introduction to Law Enforcement.
Matthew.Morgan@indstate.edu
 
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Edward B. Motley, M.S.
Salve Regina University
Lecturer.
Teaching assignments include Institution Based and Community Based Corrections, and Correctional Administration.

(812) 237-2191; Edward.Motley@indstate.edu

 
Pitt.jpg Eloise Pitt, M.P.A.
Kentucky State University
Lecturer. Academic Advisor, 2007
Teaching Assignments include Introduction to Corrections, Correctional Institutions, Community Based Corrections, and Juvenile Delinquency.
(812)237-2191; Eloise.Pitt@indstate.edu
 
   
OFFICE STAFF  
Michelle Perrelle Michelle Perrelle
Administrative Assistant
HH 208 (812) 237-2191
Michelle.Perrelle@indstate.edu
 
everly.jpg Linda Everly
Office Assistant
HH 210  (812) 237-2193
Linda.Everly@indstate.edu
 
Hunter McCord Hunter McCord
Student Assistant
HH 210
X 2192
hmccord1@sycamores.indstate.edu
GRADUATE ASSISTANTS  
Criminology

Heather Buechele

HH 205
x 8437
hhoward4@sycamores.indstate.edu

 
Tenna Novak

Tena Novak

HH 205
tnovak2@sycamores.indstate.edu

 
Kirk Moore Kirk Moore
HH 205,
X 8437
Kmoore50@sycamores.indstate.edu
 
Alysia Bennet Alysia Bennet
HH 205
X 8437
abennett31@sycamores.indstate.edu
 
Rylee Holland Rylee Holland
HH 221
rholland7@sycamores.indstate.edu

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